Prayer for July 4: Please pray with me. God of the nations, today in the US we celebrate our political independence and freedom. We thank you for this. We also thank you for our spiritual freedom that only you can give. Help us to see that we are free – free to serve you and our neighbors. Amen.
Prayer for May 29: Please pray with me. God who mourns, today in the US is Memorial Day – a day when we remember the sacrifice given by brave men and women in defense of freedom in this land. We pray for a day when men and women won’t have to lose their lives in war. We pray for peacemakers, that their work will move us to a day and time when war will cease. Amen.
Prayer for July 4: Please pray with me. God of freedom, today we thank you for our nation’s political freedom. Give us wisdom to use it wisely. Help us to remember that while we may be politically free, that does not give us license to do anything we wish. Help us remember that our true freedom comes in and through you because of what Christ has done for us. Amen.
Prayer for July 1: Please pray with me. God of celebration, today we pray that you would be with all who celebrate throughout this long weekend. Keep them safe, give them the freedom to enjoy the celebration. Help us to understand that all freedom ultimately comes from you. Amen.